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Video: Hello My Name is Joe

2021-03-26T11:23:37+00:00

Hello, my name is Joe I've got a wife and 3 kids And I work in the Button Factory One day, my boss says to me He says Joe are you busy I say no! Join actor-pedagogue Effie for this energetic action song, from the Lickety Playcard Repertoire! Part of a series of Play Videos Licketyspit are producing for children & families to join in with at home during the Coronavirus Outbreak. Find out more here. Find more videos... Join the Children & Families Network! More like this! Licketyspit Family Lockdown Resources

Video: Hello My Name is Joe2021-03-26T11:23:37+00:00

Licketyspit Digital Access Survey

2020-04-16T14:55:24+00:00

Loading… Lickety Online! Throughout April, we're doing trial online Zoom play sessions every Wednesday.  Email Ruby at cfn@licketyspit.com if you'd like to come! Community Resources Molly Whuppie Audio-Show (From Licketyspit!) You can listen to the audio-show of Molly Whuppie with actors and live music on harp and fiddle here! We are releasing a new episode every night at 7pm from 7-18th April and they will be online till the end of the month! Virtual Tour of Frida Kahlo's House We may be stuck indoors but we can travel anywhere in our imaginations or on the internet! There are several museums and galleries you can visit virtually online. Frida Kahlo, an inspirational Mexican artist, had a wonderful, colourful house in Mexico City. It is now a museum you can visit, and even virtually! FREE Audio-Books from Audible From Harry Potter to Winnie the Pooh, there are lots of stories you can listen to online for wee ones, bigger ones and the whole family. Beatrix Potter, the Just So Stories like How the Camel got his Hump, Alice in Wonderland and Children's Greatest Poems are some of the other titles. And there are stories in lots of different languages too! Join the Children & Families Network!

Licketyspit Digital Access Survey2020-04-16T14:55:24+00:00

Lickety Online Play Sessions!

2020-04-24T08:51:55+00:00

We were very excited to try out our first Lickety Online Play Session last week! We used the platform Zoom to play with families all over Glasgow  - in their living rooms! It was great fun. We flew up and off round the world in our Balloons. We saw a volcano, a dinosaur planet, trees that looked like broccoli and so much more. We sang Grandma Grandma and wriggled down the line and had LOADS of Funky Chicken animals too like...The Wiggly Worm, the Beautiful Peacock and the Silly Fish! The Washing Song! We're really looking forward to trying it out again tomorrow! Lickety Zoom 2! Wednesday 15th April at 2pm Email Ruby at cfn@licketyspit.com if you'd like to come. Community Resources New Scottish Government Helpline  0800 111 4000 A new national helpline has been set up to provide essential assistance to people who don’t have a network of support but who are at high risk of contracting COVID-19. It will provide support through your local council, to access: essential food and medication; links to local social work services; emotional support; contact with local volunteer groups. The helpline is now open, from 9am-5pm, and is for people who: do not have family or existing community support cannot get online who are over 70 are disabled require the support of mental health services are [...]

Lickety Online Play Sessions!2020-04-24T08:51:55+00:00

Video: Ickerickeroo!

2020-04-16T11:13:38+00:00

As I touch myself, what have I hear? This is my BRAINBOXER my mother dear! Brainboxer, Brainboxer Ickerickeroo! That's what they told me when I went to school! Join in with Iona to sing Ickerickeroo, one of the Licketyspit Playcards! Part of a series of Play Videos Licketyspit are producing for children & families to join in with at home during the Coronavirus Outbreak. Graphic design: Wrench and Franks Find more videos... Join the Children & Families Network! Community Resources EVOC Guide to Coronavirus Support in Edinburgh Useful directory of all the services provided by organisations, community groups and charities in Edinburgh, so we can all help each other through the Coronavirus outbreak. Access it here. GCVS Guide to Coronavirus Support in Glasgow Useful directory of all the services provided by organisations, community groups and charities in Glasgow, so we can all help each other through the Coronavirus outbreak. You can read the Glasgow Council for Voluntary Service (GCVS) March 30th Newsletter here. David Walliams Free Audio-Book recordings (20min stories) David Walliams is releasing an audio recording of his children's books every day. You can find a new one every day here. You can catch up with the last week here. Find more on Twitter @davidwalliams and #AudioElevenses Penguins, Pandas, Tigers...Edinburgh Zoo Live Webcams Edinburgh [...]

Video: Ickerickeroo!2020-04-16T11:13:38+00:00

Video: The Funky Chicken

2020-04-16T11:14:01+00:00

Do you know the Funky Chicken? "What did you say?!" Taz and Jack lead a game of Funky Chicken, one of the Licketyspit Playcards! Part of a series of Play Videos Licketyspit are producing for children & families to join in with at home during the Coronavirus Outbreak. MANY THANKS to the children at St Martha's Primary School and Miltonbank Primary School whose drawings and animals appear in the video! Graphic design: Wrench and Franks Find more videos... Join the Children & Families Network! Pumpkin Face...Raisin Face! You may remember this game from our first warm up video. Enter...the Pumpkin Face...Raisin Face Challenge! 😀Upload 2 photos of you + your family making a PUMPKIN face & a RAISIN face! (to Facebook or Twitter - or send to us at cfn@licketyspit.com) Use the hashtag #pumpkinraisinface + Tag 5 friends! Let's make each other laugh - play helps us relax and realise how funny we can all be. We need this now more than ever! Community Resources EVOC Guide to Coronavirus Support in Edinburgh Useful directory of all the services provided by organisations, community groups and charities in Edinburgh, so we can all help each other through the Coronavirus outbreak. Access it here. GCVS Guide to Coronavirus Support in Glasgow Useful directory of all the services [...]

Video: The Funky Chicken2020-04-16T11:14:01+00:00

Children’s Guide to Coronavirus 2: Lockdown

2020-11-30T11:01:20+00:00

👀🎥 An update on the Coronavirus lockdown for children and families, from Virginia at Licketyspit. Also includes lots of hilarious ideas for things to play and do with everyday household objects - from our actor-pedagogue, Iona! This was prompted by Mrs Thomson at Oakwood Primary - one of our Storyplay Schools! Our first video had really helped lots of children there. We hope this one does too! We all just wish this coronavirus would just go away. And it will! But until it does, our lives are going to be a bit different for a while. Virginia at Licketyspit Licketyspit Informacje na temat koronowirusa dla dzieci i dorosłyches 👀🎥 Video in Polish! - Translation of our first Lickety Coronavirus Guide for Children. Bardzo dziękuję Asia and family for creating this Polish version of our first Guide to the Coronavirus Outbreak for is a children & families! Translation by Asia - a teacher and Lickety Mum who lives in Edinburgh - & her mum Bozena. Production support - her daughters Julia, Liliana, Amelia and Doro the Dog! Proszę podziel się tym / Please share on Facebook here! Community Resources Play Scotland 101 Ways to Play! There are loads of  cool things to do at home on the Play Scotland website and Twitter feed! We especially like these [...]

Children’s Guide to Coronavirus 2: Lockdown2020-11-30T11:01:20+00:00

Videos: Lickety Rhyming Warm Ups

2020-11-30T11:01:42+00:00

Try out our Lickety Rhyming Wake Up Warm Ups! Join in with the videos below. A fun and energising way to start the day for young and old. Or why not do it in between school activities to break up your morning? These warm ups are imaginative and interactive - and only 3 minutes long! BIG as a BEAR! BIG as a HOUSE! Pumpkin Face...Raisin Face! You may remember this game from our first warm up video. It's been quite a week so we thought everyone could do with a laugh! Enter...the Pumpkin Face...Raisin Face Challenge! 😀Upload 2 photos of you + your family making a PUMPKIN face & a RAISIN face! (to Facebook or Twitter - or send to us at cfn@licketyspit.com) Use the hashtag #pumpkinraisinface + Tag 5 friends! Let's make each other laugh - play helps us relax and realise how funny we can all be. We need this now more than ever! Community Resources GCVS Guide to Coronavirus Support in Glasgow Useful directory of all the services provided by organisations, community groups and charities in Glasgow, so we can all help each other through the Coronavirus outbreak. You can read the Glasgow Council for Voluntary Service (GCVS) March 25th Newsletter here. Refuweegee support for EVERYONE who [...]

Videos: Lickety Rhyming Warm Ups2020-11-30T11:01:42+00:00

Video explaining Coronavirus to children in English, Arabic & Spanish

2020-04-16T13:26:34+00:00

We know lots of children are wondering what on earth is going on with this Coronavirus, so we made this video to help parents, carers, teachers and other adults explain what's going on. Then our Lickety Volunteer Asim made an Arabic version and our Actor-Pedagogue Taz made a Spanish version! Watch the videos below: English عربى Español You don't need to feel worried. But if you do feel worried, do talk to someone about it! Virginia at Licketyspit Community Resources GCVS Guide to Coronavirus Support in Glasgow Useful directory of all the services provided by organisations, community groups and charities in Glasgow, so we can all help each other through the Coronavirus outbreak. You can read the Glasgow Council for Voluntary Service (GCVS) March 25th Newsletter here. Refuweegee support for EVERYONE who needs it Refuweegee can deliver packages of toiletries, food and entertainment to you or anyone you know who needs a bit of extra support at the moment. Whether you're in isolation or in need because your work has been affected by the coronavirus outbreak, text 07520 648 388 and their volunteers will deliver. INFORMATION  in فارسی - FARSI Español - Spanish عربى - Arabic Parent Club Scot Click here for lots of support from this Scottish Government [...]

Video explaining Coronavirus to children in English, Arabic & Spanish2020-04-16T13:26:34+00:00

Ibrox Storyplay Celebration Assembly

2020-01-31T16:31:13+00:00

We rounded off a fantastic five-week Storyplay Residency at Ibrox Primary and Nursery with a joyous whole-school assembly. 10 parents and carers joined us and joined in with all the pupils and teachers in Big as a Bear led by Taz, Funky Chicken led by Primary 3, Grandma Grandma led by Primary 5, In the Way of the Word led by Primary 7 and Miss Mary Mac led by Primary 6! It was brilliant to see the older children dressed up and setting a wonderful example of exuberant imaginary play for the rest of the school and the nursery, and it was clear how much they were entertaining each other and enjoying the relaxed "ceilidh-style" sharing of some of the Storyplay games, rhymes and songs. We were also thrilled to have our Licketyspit Ambassador Tam Baillie talk to everyone about the importance of Children's Rights and the United Nationals Convention of the Rights of the Child. Thanks to all the parents who came along and joined in too! If you haven't done so yet, you can sign up to our Children and Families Network to find out about other Licketyspit projects around Glasgow. We've really enjoyed working with everyone at Ibrox and hope to be back soon. Look at the other blog entries on the Ibrox Storyplay page to see more of what we did during the first Storyplay Residency, and [...]

Ibrox Storyplay Celebration Assembly2020-01-31T16:31:13+00:00

Upcoming Ibrox Storyplay Celebration Assembly

2019-03-25T15:35:13+00:00

Families of children from Nursery to P7 are invited to the first ever Storyplay Schools Celebration Assembly at Ibrox Primary. Every child at Ibrox has been working with Licketyspit over the last few weeks to learn some of the Licketyspit Playcard games, rhymes, songs and imaginary play activities. Join us next Tuesday 12th March at 1pm for a Celebration Assembly where the children will share some of the games their have been learning and the characters they have been creating. All welcome!

Upcoming Ibrox Storyplay Celebration Assembly2019-03-25T15:35:13+00:00
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